About Ryan

Ryan Finchum is the Co-Director of the Center for Protected Area Management (CPAM) in Colorado State University’s Warner College of Natural Resources. Ryan’s primary areas of interest include ecotourism, interpretation, protected area management, capacity development, and leadership development.

Interests

  • Adaptive Capacity
  • Adaptive Resource Management
  • Biocultural Conservation
  • Biodiversity
  • Capacity Building
  • Citizen Science
  • Community-Based Conservation
  • Community-based Social Marketing
  • Conflict Management in Natural Resources
  • Connectivity Conservation
  • Conservation
  • Conservation Decision Making
  • Conservation Finance
  • Conservation On Private Lands
  • Conservation Social Science
  • Cultural Context and Diversity
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Diversity
  • Ecology
  • Ecotourism
  • Environmental Communication
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Governance
  • Environmental Impact Evaluation
  • Environmental Services
  • Environmental Supports of and Barriers to Participation
  • Evidence-based Conservation
  • Global Environmental Change
  • Habitat Fragmentation
  • Historical and Cultural Interpretation
  • Human Dimensions of Conservation
  • Human Dimensions of Natural Resources
  • Human Dimensions of Wildlife
  • Human-Wildlife Conflict
  • International Conservation
  • International Development
  • Interpretation
  • Land Use Planning
  • Leadership in Educational and Organizational Settings
  • Marine Protected Areas
  • Natural Resource Tourism
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Parks and Protected Areas
  • Private Land Conservation
  • Professional Development
  • Program Evaluation
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning and Scheduling
  • Public Lands
  • Resilience Thinking
  • Risk and Resilience
  • Social Responsibility
  • Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Systems Thinking
  • Tourism
  • Visitor Management